International News

Canada outlines 'lone wolf' threat

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 12:09
Radicalised lone wolf gunmen present "a much more challenging threat" for authorities, the head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has said.

VIDEO: Stars join Dylan 100th 'readathon'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 11:40
The work of Swansea-born poet Dylan Thomas is celebrated during a 36 hour-long performance to mark the centenary of his birth.

FA Cup first-round draw in full

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 11:34
Full first round draw for the 2014-15 FA Cup as League One and League Two clubs enter the competition.

Second girl dies in US school attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 11:04
A second pupil has died of her wounds in the US after a Washington state high school student opened fire before shooting himself.

Riga sacked by struggling Blackpool

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 11:04
Blackpool sack manager Jose Riga, with the club currently bottom of the Championship table.

Dozens killed in Iraq bomb blasts

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:55
At least 34 people are killed and dozens injured after two separate bomb explosions in and around Iraq's capital city of Baghdad.

Jogger: I had 'no idea' it was PM

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:52
A member of the public who caused a security alert when he ran into David Cameron in Leeds says he was only told what had happened an hour later.

Italian bank hit by stress tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:49
Trading in shares of Italy's Monte dei Paschi is suspended twice after sharp falls in reaction to its poor performance in official stress tests.

Football's most impatient chairmen

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:35
BBC Sport takes a look at whether chairmen in English football are running out of patience with managers.

Staff suspended in hospital probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:22
Five more medical staff are suspended or moved to other duties as part of an inquiry into the care of patients at a mental health ward in north Wales.

Fourth arrest over fatal shooting

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:21
Detectives investigating the murder of Edward Gibson in a west Belfast gun attack at the weekend make a fourth arrest.

Egypt gives new powers to military

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:17
The Egyptian leader authorises the military to protect state facilities after jihadists killed more than 30 soldiers last week.

Djokovic unconcerned about top spot

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:17
Novak Djokovic says he is not concerned about the number one spot as he returns to action following the birth of his first child.

Toronto voters to elect new mayor

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:15
Toronto residents are going to the polls to elect a new mayor, six weeks after Mayor Rob Ford dropped his bid for re-election amid health concerns.

Last British troops leave Helmand

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:15
The last UK troops leave Helmand province in Afghanistan, as a poll suggests 68% of the UK public think the campaign was not "worthwhile".

Tunisia secularists set to win vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:12
Tunisian secularists are poised to win the most seats in a close-run parliamentary election, pushing the ruling Islamists into second place.

Budget plan requires £700m cuts

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:10
Northern Ireland's finance minister proposes cuts of more than £700m to Stormont departments in a budget plan circulated to his executive colleagues.

Discharge for quarantined US nurse

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:05
A nurse quarantined in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is to be discharged after being symptom-free for 24 hours.

Penalise bad traders, suggests Bank

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:05
More could be done to punish traders who try to manipulate financial markets, the deputy governor of the Bank of England has said.

SFA seeks Ashley's plans for Rangers

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-27 10:01
The Scottish Football Association writes to Rangers and Mike Ashley to clarify his intentions for the Championship club.